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Konya Attractions

Karatay Madrasa

The Karatay Medresesi is a medrese built in 1251 by Seljuks lieutenant Celaleddin Karatay during the reign of Anatolian Seljuks in Konya.

The medrese is located in the foothills of the Alaeddin hill in Konya and is famous for its chines. The medrese, which occupied an important place in cultural life during the Anatolian Seljuk period, was the meeting place of the dervishes during the Mevlana Celaleddin Rumi period and was abandoned at the end of the 19th century and repaired in 1954 and started to be used as Konya Karatay Medresesi Tile Works Museum.

The one-storey structure was made of silble stone. It is a masterpiece of stone workmanship, decorated with letters and designs made of sky and white marble. Turquoise, black, navy blue china was used on the walls of the madrasah.

On one cell is the tomb of Celaleddin Karatay.

Medrese types are divided into two;

1) closed courtyard madrasa

2) open courtyard madrasa

The Karatay Madrasah is a closed type of medrese.

This madrasa is very meaningful. It contains many symbolic items. The central pool symbolizes the underground symbols, the square walls the floor, the dome above it (the chinese is turquoise colored), and the other small dome that emanates from the dome. Moreover, a verse of a verse of the Ayet-al-Kurs-i surté, which is handled with the dome of the domes, “… O`n`s surname has enveloped all the heavens and the earth.” }}


Ince Minaret Madrasa

Konya Province is in the Selçuklu District, west of Alaeddin Tepesi. The Seljuk Sultan II. Izzeddin was built by Ata Fahreddin Ali at the time of Keykavus in 663 H (1264 AD) to teach hadith science.

The architecture is Keluk bin Abdullah. Darü-l Hadith Seljuk Devriin’s courtyard is in the closed groups of medres. He’s single eyvan. The crown on the east is one of the most beautiful examples of Seljuk Devri stone workmanship. The three columns on both sides of the entrance arch are decorated with small columns and arches of vegetal and geometric motifs. This space, which is not recognized when viewed from the front, is symmetrical to the main building of the building. The transition to the dome is provided by pendentives. In the dome of the dome is written a small letter “El-Mülkü-Lillah” “Ayet’el Kürsi”.

It provides the building light from the lantern, which is located in the dome with loopholes and rectangular windows. In front of the entrance is a flat vaulted ivy with three steps. On both sides of the building there are some rooms with a square plan and domes. The front gate of the monumental structure is cut stone and the outer walls of the side walls are made of rubble stone. Inside, bricks are used for both static and decorative purposes. Today, the mosque in the north is left with a brick braided mihrab. The pedestal part of the minaren who gave the name of the building is covered with regularly cut stone. The body part is completely brick-braided. The minaret is painted in turquoise color, with white pastry bricks. Minarenin’s original two were honored, while the lightning that fell in 1901 destroyed one of the two honorable ones.

Thin Minaret Medrese XIX. It continued to operate until the end of the century. It is known that it was repaired in 1876-1899. After various repair works started in 1936 in Republic Period, it was opened as a Stone and Wooden Works Museum in 1956.

In the museum Selçuklu and Karamanoglu Devrine’s building and repair inscriptions written on stone and marble techniques, high relief relieves of Konya Castle, door and window wings decorated with geometric and floral motifs made with various wood material carving techniques, examples of wooden ceiling belts Burial sculptures and crescents on marble are exhibited. The most beautiful examples of double-headed eagle and winged angel figures are exhibited in this museum, which is the symbol of the Seljuks, the capital city of Konya.


Alaeddin Mosque

Konya Alâeddin Mosque

The mosque is one of the oldest Seljuk monuments and the building located in the Anatolian Seljuk capital, Konya, is located in the Taht Mahalli in the middle of the inner moat palace according to the Altunapa Foundation. The Anatolian Seljuk period is the oldest and oldest cami of Konya.

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Konya Alaaddin Mosque Architectural Properties

Alaaddin mosque in Konya is a Seljuk monument dating from the 13th century and was built in the style of Islamic architecture. The width of the glass is 86 meters, the length is 57 meters. The building is covered with a flat roof over 62 columns taken from old buildings.

The mosque has been repaired at various times. The archival records mention the tamirbakat which was made in the sixteenth century. Again, this tamirattan is written in the book on the east side of the door, in 1889-1890, with the edict of Sultan Abdulhamid Han.

There are sources reporting that materials used in the construction of Aladdin mosque in Konya were brought away. The fact that the material that surrounds each of the previous circles was used almost is a characteristic of multiplication.

Information about the mosque, history of construction of Alaaddin mosque, architectural features of mosque, Konya province, historical glass. Konya, places to visit, Alaaddin Konya,

What is Alaaddin Mosque?

In today’s Konya, the Selçuklu District of Hamidiye District in the city center was built on Alaeddin Hill, a mound with a high mound forming the historical core of Konya city in Alaaddin.

The construction of Alaaddin Camin was initiated at the time of Sultan First Mes’ud and Sultan Alaeddin took his final shape during the reign of Keykubad in 1220 (H. 617). For this reason, it is called Alaeddin Mosque. Konya was built on Alaeddin Hill, a high mound in our province. History of Alaaddin Mosque, Properties of Alaeddin Mosque, Anatolian Seljuk artifact, historical glass in Konya, history, features, Konya city, old glasses.

Information about Konya Alâeddin Mosque

Mosques in the Ipliki Mosque Foundation, the Sultan Mosque in other foundations, the work of Eflaki, Menakıb’ül Arifin (Ariflerin Menkibeleri) in the name of the Castle Masjid ali passes. The building which passed the records as Alâeddin Mosque in Şer’iyye Registers of various periods is now known as Konya Alâeddin Mosque.

Alaaddin Mosque construction date

Konya Alâeddin Mosque has a special place among the Anatolian Seljuk structures, considering the period until its final shape and various joints made in this process.

Although this may lead to different opinions about the mosque, the history of the building can be made thanks to the existing inscriptions.

In Konya Alaaddin Mosque; There are a total of thirteen inscriptions on different materials at different points of the structure, including bani, trustee, master and repair inscriptions. It is the book which gives the earliest date compared to the other inscriptions because it belongs to I. Masud (1116-1155), which is written in kufi line in one line on the minbar entrance gate. Again starting from the right part of the entrance gate of the pulpit and ending under the left corner and giving no date II. It belongs to Kılıç Arslan (1155-1192). Izzeddin Keykavus (1211-1220) and I. Alâdeddin Keykubad (1220-1237) together with other inscriptions on the construction of the construction began in the last years of the reign of I. Mesud II. During the reign of Kılıç Arslan, the first construction activity ended with the addition of courtyards. We are learning that the second construction activity that started in the building in the last years of the reign of I. İzzeddin Keykavus ended in the reign of I. Aladeddin Keykubad.

Alâeddin Mosque Founder

In Konya Alaaddin Mosque, as a bani, my antagonist I. Mesud, II. Kılıç Arslan, I. İzzeddin Keykavus and I. Alâeddin Keykubad is the emergence.